Greek and Mediterranean Cuisine

Starters and Sides

Creamy Hummus

Hummus is a creamy delicious spread that can be used as a condiment or eaten as a snack! It is super easy to make! Completely vegetarian/vegan! Hummus is a spread that is made from chickpeas, sesame paste (tahini), garlic, and lemon juice. It is difficult to pinpoint the origins of hummus. Historical information has the…

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Orzo Pasta Salad

This pasta salad is light and flavorful! Perfect for picnics and potlucks! This recipe is super easy! Orzo looks like rice, but it is actually a pasta! In Italian it is called risoni or “large grains of rice”. It is a short pasta, traditionally made with white flour, but can also be made with whole…

Main Dishes

Simple Falafel

This popular Middle Eastern dish is completely Vegan! This recipe is a definite crowd pleaser! Falafel originates from the Middle East though the specifics are unclear. One theory is that falafel was invented in Egypt. Falafel is made from chickpeas, fava beans, or a mixture of the two. The mixture is shaped into balls and…

Super Simple Rack of Lamb

Rack of lamb is a meal that always conveys elegance. Many people find this upscale dish a rather daunting thing to conquer. I can assure you that I have made the tasks in this recipe super simple and user friendly! Try it out and impress your guests with minimal effort! When we look at the…


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Lighter Greek Yogurt Cheesecake

This recipe still gives you delightful cheesecake flavors, but is made with less sugar and cream cheese! Cheesecake was invented by the ancient Greeks in 230 A. D. The first recorded recipe for cheesecake was written by Greek writer Athenaeus. The recipe said to pound cheese until smooth, push it through a sieve, add spring…


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